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(1)   The act of mixing together
"Paste made by a mix of flour and water"
"The mixing of sound channels in the recording studio"
(2)   An event that combines things in a mixture
"A gradual mixture of cultures"
(3)   Any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
"He volunteered to taste her latest concoction"
"He drank a mixture of beer and lemonade"
(4)   A collection containing a variety of sorts of things
"A great assortment of cars was on display"
"He had a variety of disorders"
"A veritable smorgasbord of religions"
(5)   (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)


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  1. The act of mixing.
    The mixture of sulphuric acid and water produces heat.
  2. Something produced by mixing.
    An alloy is a mixture of two metals.
  3. Something that consists of diverse elements
    The day was a mixture of sunshine and showers.